SINGTAM: The effort of the mass plantation drive throughout the state of Sikkim was supported by the Burung Primary School here today. The entire students of the school along with staffs planted saplings across the school premises. In one of the rare greenery mission conceived by Chief Minister Pawan Chamling, the state Government has aimed for a world record in planting six lakhs sapling in 10 minutes.
Speaking on the occasion NT Bhutia, Headmaster Burung Primary School told that he is pleased with such mission and hope that globally such initiatives shall benefit the human race. Bhutia also informed the gathered students about the importance of plantation and urged the students to help preserve environment.
Similar plant drive was also reported from Shantinagar, Singtam by the Singtam Civil Defense along the river bed region that was heavily affected due to recent rise of river.